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Golden Horn, Istanbul

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Serving as a commercial center for the past two millennia, Golden Horn occupies an estuary that separates the old city in the south from the more European north. Owing to its strategic location, the site witnessed a number of memorable historic occurrences and its sparkling beauty has been immortalized in paintings and poems throughout the centuries. Observe the ships and busy locals at this lively spot and walk along the bridge that connects the two sides. Take a break at one of the quaint cafes in the area. Use our Istanbul route builder to add Golden Horn and other attractions to your Istanbul vacation plans.
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  • Ferry from Eminönü Jetty seems to be dormant. Bus to serdivan apart from Golden Horn (halic) or the bus becomes difficult to understand because it recommended ferry serdivan apart from. All Pier near the Golden Horn is in the Park. The park itself in anything in particular but is not in Park Avenue, just to walk through taste of Istanbul's old town. It would be better kept in advance the timetable of the ferry. I think if you go on Sunday, reducing flights on weekdays are better. Keep this mind when crossing the road because vehicle traffic is heavy. If you go to the mosque is toilet in this area is less, but always have toilets. Bathroom of the mosque is subject to charges (1 LIRA). Mosque in spires with it easily. Return ferry is where display is in uskudar. But your final destination because I get in serdivan apart in front of one off no problem.
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  • Golden Horn is a really popular spot. It offers some of the most amazing views across the water and over the surrounding area. We were there during the day time, but the views at night are absolutely ...  more »
  • The Golden Horn is a place of reference in Istanbul, beautiful views and walks by this emblematic place
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  • Beautiful part of the old Istanbul, Every half an hour there is scheduled ferry boat from one side to other side. The view from the Golden Horn(Bridge) is truly amazing.
  • Beautiful old part of Istanbul. Many modern and trafitional markets, restaurants and cruises. The essence of the Ottoman heritage.
  • Amazing area
  • it is wonderful
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